Brash Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a nickname for an impetuous person, from northern English dialect brasche ‘rash’, ‘impetuous’ (associated with brasche ‘assault’, ‘attack’, a word of imitative origin). Americanized spelling of German Braasch.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rash, Brush, Brass, Bras, Bash, Brosh, Blash, Basa, Brack, Bratt

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Brash Family Origin

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Brash Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Cultivateur

    8%
  • Companion

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brash family was Companion. The most common Brash occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Brash's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brash.

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Brash Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Brash life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Brash in 1944 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brash

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